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Can bonding plaster dry underneath carpet and underlay?

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by zenonithus, 24 Nov 2018.

  1. zenonithus

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    Hi all, had some small chunks and warped dipping sides in some of my floorboards. I used some left over bonding plaster to even out the dips and fill gaps. I dried it with the hair dryer though still a bit damp to the touch. I need to put the underlay and carpet on the floor now though will the bonding eventually dry out? Worried about mold forming.
     
  2. lostinthelight

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    Youll be lucky if the bonding doesn't eventually break up and turn to dust as you walk on it.... just my opinion it was the wrong thing to use.
     
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    Where do you think the moisture will go?
    How do you think a material suitable for walls is in any way suitable for walking on?

    It will break up quickly
     
  4. zenonithus

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    It will more than likely break or crack though doubt it will crumble to dust as the gaps are small and the carpet is thick. Also the area isn't trampled on very much. The area is also near the radiator. I'm assuming the moisture would either go to the wood or eventualy travel into the underlay and through the carpet with the heat from the rad. Does this sound plausible?
     
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    :eek:

    Or is it genius....?
     
  6. HERTSDRAINAGE2010

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    Did you have a 'few' beers before making up this thread?

    Andy
     
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    This is funny......:eek:o_Oo_Oo_O
     
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